$210M Pipeline Project Needs Full Enviro Review, FERC Told

Law360, New York (July 12, 2013, 6:03 PM EDT) -- Environmental groups claimed on Monday that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is obligated to consider whether a proposed $210 million expansion of a NiSource Inc. subsidiary’s natural gas pipelines in Pennsylvania and New Jersey will spur upstream drilling projects that will harm air quality.

In comments to FERC, the Clean Air Council and the Allegheny Defense Project argued that the regulator should conduct a wide-ranging environmental inquiry into Columbia Gas Transmission LLC’s planned East Side Expansion Project and must be mindful of at least 10 other...
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